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Subject: Re: Gootkin
Author: Jim Young   (guest)
Date: August 29, 2006 at 11:54 AM
Reply to: Gootkin by Joe Gootkin

A version of Gutkin, I suppose.
German Gutkind, "good child"? Or a Russian-Jewish name, denoting descent from a lady called Gutka (or Gootka). This may be German/Yiddish "good" with Russian diminutive ending.

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  • Gootkin - Joe Gootkin  Aug 29 2006, 9:46 AM
    • Re: Gootkin - Jim Young  Aug 29 2006, 11:54 AM